Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Integrated Digital Services Librarian

Integrated Digital Services Librarian
Langsdale Library
University of Baltimore

Faculty position with benefits package Review of applications will begin on 5/12/2010 and will continue until the position is filled.
Annual Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience
NOTE: An employment offer is contingent upon university funding of the position.

The Integrated Digital Services Librarian will be responsible for Langsdale’s integrated library system (ILS) and related services and will serve as the library webmaster. He or she will lead the collaborative design and development of the library’s web-based services and technology planning, including the implementation of the next-generation ILS (a University System of Maryland consortial system). He/she will support technology applications in all library departments, including interlibrary loan, course reserves and digital collections. He/she will maintain an in-depth understanding of technological trends and developments affecting academic libraries through a commitment to ongoing professional development. He/she will work collaboratively and creatively with librarians from Langsdale and the UB Law Library, IT staff, and the University Webmaster.

This is a 12-month, full-time faculty position, reporting to the Director of the Library.

Required Qualifications:
MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent degree; demonstrated knowledge of current trends and issues in library technology; working knowledge of UNIX and Windows platforms and applications, and ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems; experience with and knowledge of library web design standards, web graphics skills, HTML, XML, CSS, and scripting languages such as PHP and JavaScript. The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and collaboratively, to learn and apply new technologies quickly, and have a working knowledge of metadata standards and best practices in digital library projects. He/she should have strong oral and written communication, analytical, organizational and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with an ILS, preferably with Ex Libris’ suite of products including Aleph, MetaLib and SFX.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to or:
Lauren Sellmayer
Langsdale Library
University of Baltimore
1420 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201

Review of applications will begin on 05/12/2010 and will continue until position is filled.

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

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